Orthopedics in Disasters
Orthopedics in Disasters: Orthopedic Injuries in Natural Disasters and Mass Casualty Events
Springer | Orthopedics | May 7 2016 | ISBN-10: 3662489481 | 586 pages | pdf | 32.51 mb
Editors: Wolfson, Nikolaj, Lerner, Alexander, Roshal, Leonid (Eds.)
Practical guide to the management of injuries caused by natural disasters and other mass casualty events, including war and terrorist attacks
Describes staged treatment for orthopedic injuries under unique circumstances
Relevant for a broad spectrum of medical and other professionals
This book is the first to address specifically the mechanisms and treatment of orthopedic injuries due to natural disasters and other mass casualty events. Casualty management is discussed in a range of contexts, from earthquakes and tsunamis to terror attacks and combat situations. Organizational aspects are addressed, general treatment principles are documented, and the management of a variety of orthopedic injuries is described with the aid of numerous illustrations. The book will serve as an invaluable source of practical knowledge for a broad spectrum of medical and other staff, including emergency personnel, orthopedic and trauma surgeons, general practitioners, medical students, and professionals working for the military, government bodies, and NGOs.
Number of Illustrations and Tables
92 b/w illustrations, 197 illustrations in colour
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